The Allegheny Front for the week of

September 4-10, 2015

Your Environment Update for September 10, 2015

Is it just us, or are those utility crews working really hard to fix gas leaks now that the Pope is coming to Philly?

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Solar’s Bright Future Could Depend on Government Policy

The solar industry is booming—now employing twice as many workers as the coal industry. But continued growth could depend on government support for the industry.

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BlueGreen Alliance Unites Labor and Environmentalists

In the past, environmentalists and labor groups haven't always seen eye to eye. But a changing economy is inspiring them to find common ground.

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In Coal Country, Skepticism, Worries Over New Carbon Rule

In Greene County, one in five jobs is in the coal industry. And the EPA's proposal to limit power plant emissions has been met with skepticism and resignation.

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Van Jones on the Future of Green Jobs

No one can make the pitch for green jobs quite like author and TV news host Van Jones. 

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